A proposal of new work stream of ERIA Technical Expert Working Group Post COVID-19 Economy and Single-use Plastics

Event: The 2nd ERIA’s Experts Working Group on Marine Plastic Debris
Date: March 2, 2022 (Online)

This is a scoping paper to frame the study to assess current state and changing patterns of usages, consumption as well as regulation on single use plastics which is triggered or accelerated by COVID-19 pandemic. The study aims to reveal changing consumption patterns of single use plastics through case-studies in selected cities. The study tries to address policy implications of current and future single-use plastic use in ASEAN member states under the economy within and beyond COVID-19 pandemic.